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Telescope guiding with a HyViSI H2RG used in guide mode
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Paper Abstract

We report on long exposure results obtained with a Teledyne HyViSI H2RG detector operating in guide mode. The sensor simultaneously obtained nearly seeing-limited data while also guiding the Kitt Peak 2.1 m telescope. Results from unguided and guided operation are presented and used to place lower limits on flux/fluence values for accurate centroid measurements. We also report on significant noise reduction obtained in recent laboratory measurements that should further improve guiding capability with higher magnitude stars.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 September 2009
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7439, Astronomical and Space Optical Systems, 74390C (17 September 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.828896
Show Author Affiliations
Lance M. Simms, Stanford Linear Accelerator Ctr. (United States)
Donald F. Figer, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
Brandon J. Hanold, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
Steven M. Kahn, Stanford Linear Accelerator Ctr. (United States)
D. Kirk Gilmore, Stanford Linear Accelerator Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7439:
Astronomical and Space Optical Systems
Penny G. Warren; James B. Heaney; Robert K. Tyson; Michael Hart; E. Todd Kvamme; Cheryl J. Marshall, Editor(s)

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